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April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Richmond, VA, USA

Apr 8, 2024 at 3:19 pm
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Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Richmond
Begins: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 2:02 pm
Maximum: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 3:19 pm 0.855 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Apr 8, 2024 at 4:31 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 29 minutes
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April 8, 2024 — Total Solar Eclipse — Richmond

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Richmond. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (EDT) for Richmond.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:02:29 pm Mon, Apr 8
Partial Eclipse begins The Moon touches the Sun's edge.Map direction South-southwest 204°
57.9°
3:19:03 pm Mon, Apr 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.Map direction Southwest 232°
48.4°
4:31:48 pm Mon, Apr 8
Partial Eclipse ends The Moon leaves the Sun's edge.Map direction West-southwest 249°
35.8°

The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Richmond, but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is a spectacular sight.

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Eclipses and Transits Visible in Richmond

Eclipse Visibility From RichmondVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic

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